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at moscow's airport ed snowden on the move for the first time. the nsa leaker is said to leaving the airport officially entering russia after granting temporary asylum. vladmir putin has made a move. i'm bill hemmer. welcome here to "america's newsroom." you have come back for more. >> i decided to try another day. i'm heather childers in for martha maccallum. snowden has been in limbo at the moscow airport since june 20 third. the u.s. wanted russia to send him back home to face prosecution for spilling secrets about the u.s. surveillance program. instead russia granted him a year of asylum. bill: we wonder what is next. greg palkot live in london. there are a lot of rumors that he could go to cuba or venezuela. what is the latest there, greg. >> reporter: hello, bill and heather. by our calculations about an hour 1/2 ago he left his limbo status there at the terminal at the moscow airport. edward snowden the nsa leaker, is now traveling into russia. traveling to an undisclosed location according to his lawyer. indisclosed because of security concerns. he also, we have just learned, traveli
, if we're getting these constant reports out of the nsa that it went beyond just collecting over 115 million american phone records, to the latest news that is was every e-mail, every site folks went on so much information, so fast, they really couldn't even hold it that long because it was too massive to hold. that does raise the kind of concerns that senator paul has had, that chris christie seems to dismiss. >> but first of all, of course, we always need to be reviewing the scope of what the government is doing and whether it's justified, and that should be constant he reviewed. the problem is that the tactics the government uses to gather intelligence, the more public it is, eeasier for enemies to esaid it. so it's difficult to have an open debate. and there's so much misinformation in the press. i wouldn't dismiss these concerns offhand. if you're back home and you all of a sudden realize the government has the capable and is gathering information on every phone call made in america, you're concerned how that could be used not just by the government but by individuals working fo
documents on wednesday on nsa surveillance programs surely before a senate committee hearing. officials from the fbi, nsa, and justice department testified about the use of the foreign intelligence surveillance act to gather information on u.s. citizens. this part of the hearing is under two hours. >> good morning. today, the issue of committee will scrutinize government surveillance programs conducted on the foreign intelligence surveillance act or if i said. 11,he years since september congress has repeatedly expanded the scope of pfizer and has given the government sweeping new powers to collect information on law-abiding americans. we must consider whether those laws have gone too far. americans have learned that one of these authorities, section hasof the usa patriot act been secretly interpreted to authorize the collection of phone records on an unprecedented scale. information was leaked about fisa, whichopf authorizes the collection of to medications of foreigners overseas. condone the way these and other highly classified programs are disclosed. i am concerned about the of intellige
intelligence committees. critics to say that the nsa has exceeded its authority under the foreign intelligence surveillance act. all on capitol hill, acting internal revenue service director daniel were folks will -- grow by the house ways and means committee. the central focus of the hearing on his agency's implementation of obamacare enforcement as well as the ongoing congressional investigation of the irs targeting of conservative nonprofit -- nonprofit groups. fox news chief congressional correspondent with our report. >> acting commissioner was asked in the house ways and means committee hearing why irs employees want to be exempt from obamacare when it will play a key role with it. >> why are your employees trying to exempt themselves from the very law your test to enforce? >> seconds before myself. i prefer to stay with the current policy that i am pleased with rather than go through a change if i don't need to. >> this as newly revealed e-mails suggests the irs may haae shared confidential tax information with the federal election commission, a violation of law. the committee is demand
the death penalty. >>> in a statement, nsa leaker edward snowden thanked the russian federation for granting him one year of temporary asylum, criticizing the obama administration for showing, quote, no respect for the law. the white house says it is extremely disappointed in russia's decision. president obama will meet with lawmakers on the nsa surveillance program. they deny a report that it tracks all internet data. in a statement to fox news the nsa says the allegations that the analysts can scour any individual's e-mails, chats, web searches, are quote, simply not true. we'll have a lot more on that throughout the day. those are the headlines. i'm jamie colby. back to lori and adam. adam: thank you very much, jamie. we have breaking news for you. carl icahn commencing litigation in a court in delaware against dell and dell's board of directors. that lawsuit seeks to prevent dell from changing stockholder voting requirements in the merger agreement, changing the record date which would allow new purchasers of the stock to vote on the deal. icahn is seeking damages from dell and its direc
: we've got scandals to talk about. the n.s.a. at the very least looking at it. then you have the i.r.s., at the very least should we find out why the person heading up that program wants to take the fifth rather than talk. you have the benghazi attacks which ended up with four americans dead and an attack that lasted for hours in which they never got any help. you would think that is a scandal or something that should be examined and we should get some answers. the fact that some people want the answers, others say it is pursuing a partisan scandal. at least if you listened to jay carney yesterday. >>alisyn: we've been listening to the president the past week who has been inserting the phrase phony scandals into many of his speeches and we've been wondering which ones is he referring to. so yesterday jay carney, his press secretary, was asked that directly. amazingly, he included benghazi, which so many pundits said clearly they can't be calling benghazi a phony scandal. four americans are dead. but in fact he did include benghazi. listen to jay carney yesterday. >> we've seen time
frustration over news nsa leaker edward snowden has been granted temporary asylum in russia. we got word the president's team is rethinking plans for the president to meet with russian president vladimir putin before next month's gathering in st. petersburg. wendell boler is live at the white house with more. hello. >> reporter: hello. the white house making clear there wouldn't be much for the president and putin to talk about at a one-on-one summit penciled in at an economic summit this year. the president will still attend the economic talks with leaders of other nations but after that will just come home. >> i don't have a scheduling announcement for you today. obviously this is not a positive development and we have a wide range of interests with the russians and evaluating the utility of a summit. >> reporter: the president made clear releasing edward snowden would have a negative impact on u.s. russia relations but also suggesting he doesn't want to ove overreact. says punishing russia over snowden isn't worth russia's help on global issues pointing to a stark treaty and land to h
with congress today to talk about ways to build confidence in the nsa data mining programs that snowden exposed. haste? wedged, thank you. the internal revenue service cannot be trusted to implement obama's healthcare law. the recent scandal over the agency's targeting of political groups, specifically conservative. some of those republicans on capitol hill today told the acting head of the irs dannyer with fell they are concerned the agency might leak private taxpayer information that it would receive under the law. every precaution from implements or enforcing any aspect. 40th attempt by the house republicans to repeal all or part of the president's signature piece of legislation mime immanuel on capitol hill tonight with this. >> good evening. dave camp talked about the 47 new powers granted to the irs as part of the president's healthcare law at a time when the agency has already been controversial. and camp sounded skeptical that the obama care exchange portion will be ready to go two months from today. >> did i not read the blog post properly that the employer mandate is delayed. >> yes.
information on classified nsa information on parameters said this. today. we have seen obama administration show no respect for international or domestic law, but the law is winning. i thank the russian federation for granting me asylum. jay carney said russia is jeopardizing diploma diplomatic relations with the u.s. by all allowing snowden to live there. >> we're extremely disdisappoi disdisappointed that russia would take this step, and not have snowden ex-spelled to the u.s. to face charges against him. he should be returned to the united states as soon as possible where he will be accorded full due process and protections. >> michael: sometimes i really don't believe that jay carney believes what he's saying. that was one of those moments. and a new poll released shows that majority of americans disagree with that. 55% think that edward snowden is in fact a whistle blower, while 45% think he is a traitor. jay carney issued a veiled threat saying they're considering a. : >> michael: joining us now from washington, d.c. one of our favorites, michael tomasky. great to have you back here.
both parties to talk about the nsa's batta mibatta -- data mining. one house member said there will be legislation aimed at building confidence in the programs. >> thank you. >>> more subpoenas coming from house republicans to the state department over benghazi. oversight committee chairman issa is demanding documents relating to the review of what happened when four americans were killed. issa says the state department has ignored requests for months. virginia republican congressman says tomorrow he will resubmit all of the questions he has over the past three weeks regarding benghazi so they will be in the congressional record. today he asked who in the white house knew what was going on in the cia annex and is calling for a select committee to investigate. >>> texas republican says he will try to force a vote on that very proposal. >>> confusion tonight on u.s. policy on drones. secretary of state told pakistani tv president obama has a timeline to end the use of the drones to kill terrorists. officials in yemen say three alleged al qaeda members were killed today by a
scour any individual on chats, e-mails at will. the nsa says allegations are simply not true. both of your headlines. dennis: the stock rally continues. the s&p 500 rising to an all-time trading high. remember, 1704.97 was the all-time trading high to hit earlier today. the dow up 128 points. if that is not an all-time trading high, it is darn near it. jobless claims did pretty well. i asked him surprised, not so much a surprise is worried the federal pullback on the minus got started anyway. the jury deliberating, an interesting question this morning. on what it might mean. >> the question is they're asking wherever this is a different levels of it so to investors, so the question is do we need to find operated as a fraud or deceit all the levels the three levels in the deal or just one of them. trying to see if he coit fraud and one piece of the deal sold to banks. the other question is about the money he made, he made money at goldman sachs ask another question, they are saying does any money he obtained satisfy the security laws that say yes obtained money in the fraud. meaning
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